Dave Coolidge

Vice Chairman

About Mr. Coolidge

Dave Coolidge is vice chairman for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 1969. He was the manager of Corporate Finance from 1977 to 1984 and William Blair's CEO from 1995 to 2004.

Board Membership

University of Chicago, Emeritus
Williams College, Emeritus
Rush University Medical Center
Shields Meneley Partners
Duluth Trading
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation


Harvard Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.
Williams College, B.A.

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About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.